Astrology: Fashion: Gingham

There’s a moment in Amy, the Amy Winehouse documentary, that seems like a huge fashion disconnect. It’s the singer wearing gingham. Sure, it’s a strapless dress with a scalloped trim. But there’s an unspoken law about the globally popular fabric that bows to a courtroom … Read More

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Archetypes: Film: Review: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ (2016)

Hollywood in the 1950s was a mosaic of studios, each with its own stable of stars that churned out movies with machine-like efficiency. Written and directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, Hail, Caesar!, an exuberant satire of that cinematic era, has installed an unlikely human hub at the center of it all. Eddie Mannix (Josh … Read More

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Astrology: Fashion: Gingham

There’s a moment in Amy, the Amy Winehouse documentary, that seems like a huge fashion disconnect. It’s the singer wearing gingham. Sure, it’s a strapless dress with a scalloped trim. But there’s … Read More

Astrology: Fashion: Iris Apfel’s Virgoan Eye for Fashion

Iris Apfel’s massively oversized eyeglass frames say it all. This 93-year-old fashion doyenne, a Virgo, has a really big eye for details. Iris, a documentary about her iconic style and shopping … Read More

Astrology: Fashion: The Classic White Sleeveless Blouse

White reflects heat. It’s the perfect corporate foil when tempers escalate and being thrown into a tsunami of selling and networking is akin to being in a sauna. On the other hand, white also reflects … Read More

Astrology: Fashion: Emma Stone’s Red Sailor Suit in ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

It’s tough to resist a gal in uniform, and that goes for Emma Stone’s character Sophie Baker in Magic in the Moonlight. Although Sophie’s fame is as a mystic – she’s communing with the spirits in … Read More

Astrology: Fashion: Emma Stone’s Flowery Straw Hats in ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

How down-to-earth should a mystic be? Emma Stone has some ideas. In Magic in the Moonlight, set in 1928, Stone plays Sophie Baker, a young woman whose talents as a medium have been causing quite a … Read More

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